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changed over his own lifetime. look at the statements between 1858 and 1865, his last year alive. in 1858 he said he would never countenance the idea of black and white people intermarrying or black people serving on juries. by 1865 he was calling for the right of african-americans to vote, first president to do so. so i think with lincoln it was an evolutionary process. he would be a racist certainly by 2013 terms but judging him by the standards of the 1860's, he was a rather enlightened white person. >> next up is jerry, also calling from indianapolis this morning on our line for democrats. you're on with harold holzer. >> how are you doing, sir. god bless you today. i'm jerry ingram, louisiana. your caller was talking about sneaking lincoln agreing with slavery. i have been collecting about lincoln since i was 20 and i'm 50. i have so many books about lincoln. lincoln helped the slaves. how people was treated so bad, lincoln stepped in and got him out of the situation they was in. we need to quit talking about slavery and come together. the president is trying to do the best he can. s
and other models for new order, he developed a different attitude. he changed over his lifetime. look at the statements between 1858 and 1865, his last year live. in 1858, he said he would never countenance the idea of black and white people marion or black people serving on juries. by 1865, he was calling for the rights of african-americans to vote, the first president to do so. it was an evolutionary process. he was not revolutionary by 2013 terms. judging by the standards of the 1860's, he was a rather enlightened white person. host: jerry is also calling from indianapolis on the line for independents. caller: the caller was talking about slavery. i have been collecting history about lincoln since i was 21 years old. i have so much information about him. the people was treated so bad. lincoln stepped in and got them out of the situation they was in. we need to come together. the president is trying to do the best he can for the world coming together. i love lincoln. he is a good man. he did so much for the country. host: we're going to move on to ron in pontiac, ill. caller: i am w
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